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So the US urging Egypt to pull itself from the brain but can America's largest Arab ally and key partner in peace with Israel.
Do that -- KT McFarland just.
Now she's Fox News national security analyst thank you for joining us -- I you -- -- to an extent to Egypt's leaders are between a rock and a hard place.
Three of the worst rock and a hard place because if they don't establish security.
The rest doesn't happen I don't have the political -- economic reforms they need.
They don't get Egypt sort of on an even keel to develop its economy which is what this is -- about.
On the other hand.
If things go out of control.
Then they're potentially seeing the Muslim Brotherhood marry up with the most violent radical extremist Hamas Hamas.
Al-Qaeda on the Sinai Peninsula and you could be looking at a thirty year civil war.
Yeah and al-Qaeda definitely trying to get foothold in there.
-- kind of set up shop in the Sinai Peninsula the leaders of al-Qaeda have in the last several days they've called on.
The Muslim Brotherhood people need -- to say join our fight join Jihad see violence is the only way you tried.
Working within the system you tried going to democratic elections you've been thrown out.
So come join the fight with us so that the military in Egypt and we do have an ability I think to influence the military were very strong.
With them we've had long ties for thirty years a lot of the senior Egyptian military officers have in -- studied and worked in the United States -- American military.
So we should have the ability to talk to them and say look.
You've got to let the Muslim Brotherhood in on the political process.
At the same time you've got to establish some kind of domestic order so it's a really terrible battle today.
You believe though that the US senate should be involved because you know there are isolationists who say you know if this is some kind of a civil conflict we should stay out of it but it has much wider implications staff that thing is that what happens in Egypt doesn't just stay -- chipped it it will affect the entire region for example.
The Muslim Brotherhood which has been tossed out things -- the guys on the streets they're best friends are in the Gaza Strip to the west of Israel.
They've already gone and talk to Iran about potentially.
Getting in the middle of making sure that there's no Israeli Palestinian deal what happens in Egypt also -- -- -- al-Qaeda set up shop on the Sinai Peninsula.
Does al-Qaeda then used that position in the Sinai.
Uses position surrounding Israel and throughout the region even as far.
As a rock getting back captive in Iraq to then have an entire region be in political and economic cast.
And once it starts.
It isn't going to stop.
It's only going to affect Israel it's going to affect the world oil trade and it's going to affect the United States because as much as the president says we're pivoting away from me.
And Middle East towards Asia Britain -- -- yeah you mentioned the Israeli Palestine talks.
You know we've seen and talked before what signs are -- that this would be different hacking and now here's the thing about it it's like somebody says -- -- let's have lunch.
Don't really mean let's have lunch -- -- -- you.
What I think -- bring in my life and I would love to get together.
The Israelis and the Palestinians are part of the Palestinians want half of the Palestinians are sitting down.
To peace talks I don't think anybody feels it is going to be successful.
But it's like saying let's have lunch it's important to say an important to be part of the process to say at least we're trying.
If we don't try.
And the whole world looks at that and says well the United States or just pro -- you're not really involved here.
So it's important to try -- understanding that it may not have much of the chance of success time we will see what happens -- Carolyn thanks as always.
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